On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1809

Historical Events

  • Papal States annexed by France

Famous Deaths

  • Leopold Auenbrugger, Austrian physician (invented percussion as a diagnostic technique), dies at 86
1809 Highlights

About May 17, 1809

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 212 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus